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Press Release - Tuam Home Survivors Network Response Regarding the Consultation Report

07/07/2018 - The Report of the so-called "Consultative process" on the future of the Tuam site is worthless, a crudely designed mechanism to delay or prevent what clearly requires to be done.

This Report commissioned by Minister Zappone using Galway County Council as her agent, seeks to further the myth that the Minister and Government in general has the power to decide the future of the mass grave at Tuam.

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Minister Zappone publishes the Consultation Report on the Options and Appropriate Courses of Action available to Government in relation to the site of the former Mother & Baby Home, Tuam, Co. Galway

07/07/2018 - The following press release was published on the website of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Please click here for the response from the Tuam Home Survivors Network.

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone, has today (06/07/2018) published the report of the public consultation process on the options and appropriate courses of action available to Government in relation to the site of the former Mother and Baby Home at Tuam, Co. Galway.

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Mother & Baby Documentary- International Film Festival & Palm Springs Short Fest.

17/06/2018 - We are delighted to announce, the Irish Film Board funded short documentary Mother & Baby will have it's INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE at Palm Springs International Film Festival & Palm Springs ShortFest in California, June 19th to 25th 2018.

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Monthly Update on Issues relating to Mother and Baby Homes - June 2018

07/06/2018 - Incorrect Registrations of Birth: New Evidence in St Patrick Guild Records

On Tuesday 29th May, Minister Katherine Zappone made a statement in relation to 126 cases where births were incorrectly registered between 1946 and 1969 had been identified by TUSLA, the Child and Family Agency. These cases were identified during an analysis of the adoption records transferred to Tusla by the former adoption society

St Patrick’s Guild, which show irregularities in the birth registration process. Tusla will be making contact with people in these 126 cases where births were incorrectly registered.

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Statement by Dr Katherine Zappone, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs

29/05/2018 - Incorrect Registrations of Birth: New Evidence in St Patrick Guild Records

Social Workers working to identify and locate people in 126 cases

“A highly sensitive issue with very personal and profound implications for those affected”

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone has announced today that Tusla, the Child and Family Agency will make contact with people in 126 cases where births were incorrectly registered between 1946 and 1969

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For details on how to contact the Tuam Home Survivors Network please click here.